§ 50. Mr. John Lee
asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the total value of all profits after taxation by independent airlines for the period 1960 to 1969, inclusive; and what was the value of dividends paid out by such airlines for this period.
§ Mr. Goronwy Roberts
Complete figures are available for the six years 1962–67. Total profits attributable to shareholders were £2.8 million and dividends £0.7 million, representing an average return on shareholders' funds of 4.1 per cent.